Tag Archives: Scott Corbet Riley

Rose-And-Blue Striped Dress

Beyond the crossroads of airborne carousels past the supermarket of golden tinsel I drove with a pair of Dockers strung to the radio antennae                         like a flagpole that can’t remember its allegiance, waiting for dawn to defrost the flocks of … Continue reading

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Meanwhile the Host

The way knights-errant trust demure ingénues    to remain holed-up within turrets       or demure ingénues lounging around canopied bedchambers                trust stone corbels and uncountable joists the way reason trusts knowledge to mirror reality sentencing it to the manacled keeps    and stagnant … Continue reading

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Dry as Poverty

Because floods overwhelm city streets and fjords   alike I promise always to observe   skyscrapers alongside   peonies. To divest from corporate   prayer. To believe dichotomies   only when necessary. After all,   what’s prayer comparable to? Dandelions … Continue reading

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